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Space Week

February 25 - March 1

Space . . . the final frontier . . . for exciting science exploration!

The sun, moon and planets each have unique and complex motions that cause them to interact in interesting ways. Discover the motions of the celestial bodies in our solar system in this week dedicated to exploring the final frontier!

Take a giant leap into space exploration by:

  • viewing the night sky in our StarLab planetarium
  • examining star maps
  • discovering the effects of gravity on the planets
  • seeing a real tile from a space shuttle
  • participating in an asteroid mining design contest 

Space Week activities are free with admission to the science center. For more information, please call 419.244.2674.


Space Week was designed with you in mind! Our themed science weeks perfect for field trips and are guaranteed to engage your students in hands-on science exploration while also aligning with Ohio and Michigan learning standards.

When you attend a field trip during Space Week, you'll receive some amazing add-ons to inspire future physicists, astronomers and aerospace engineers.

Free Science Kit
When your class visits during Space Week, you will receive a free science kit for your classroom. The kit contains all the materials you need to complete a hands-on activity with your class.

Marvel at the Milky Way
Your students will be amazed by all of the celestial sights in the night sky. STARLAB® allows students to study the stars and planets in our galaxy. They will gain a new understanding of the solar system and learn the learn the stories that made some stars famous. Space is limited. Reservations are first come, first served.

Win a Workshop on Wheels
When you visit Imagination Station during Space Week, your class will be entered to win a FREE Workshop on Wheels! The science center will come to you with all the materials needed for a hands-on learning activity.

Booking Your Field Trip is Easy!

Complete the online Field Trip Reservation Form or call 419.244.2674, ext 250 and speak directly with a Reservation Specialist.

Other events at Toledo's Science Center:

Mini Explorers Club: Engineering

  • Dates: 25 Feb, 2020

February 2020: Engineering
Huff and puff and put those engineering skills to the test! Investigate the houses built by the three little pigs to identify the problems with each design, then engineer structures built to withstand a mighty breeze.

Tuesday, February 11 or 25

General Public
1 – 2:15 pm or 2:30 – 3:45pm
Cost: Free with admission to the science center


4 – 5:15pm
Cost: Free to participating schools

Saturday, February 15

General Public
1 – 2:15pm
Cost: Free with admission to the science center